Demographic Transition Model (DTM)

Demographic Transition Model (DTM)

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Author: Beth Barsness
  1. Students will correctly match country population pyramids to each stage of the DTM.
  2. Students will use economic indicators to correctly determine where each country falls according to Rostow’s Economic Development Theory and Wallenstein’s World Systems Theory.
  3. Students will compare the challenges and benefits two of the countries face as a result of their DTM level.
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